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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on March 4, 2014.


      Meeting Information            


   Meeting Type:     Annual Meeting
      For holders as of:     January 10, 2014
      Date:      March 4, 2014     Time: 8:30 AM EST
      Location:    Hologic, Inc.

 35 Crosby Drive


 Bedford, MA 01730

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1. NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT                                                                                  2. ANNUAL REPORT ON

FORM 10-K                              


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Voting  Items          


The Board of Directors recommends you vote

FOR all the listed nominees:



1.       Election of Directors





         01)    Jonathan Christodoro

  07)    Stephen P. MacMillan   

         02)    Sally W. Crawford

  08)    Samuel Merksamer   

         03)    Scott T. Garrett

  09)    Christiana Stamoulis   

         04)    David R. LaVance, Jr.

  10)    Elaine S. Ullian   

         05)    Nancy L. Leaming

  11)    Wayne Wilson   

         06)    Lawrence M. Levy

The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2-3:   

2.           A non-binding advisory resolution to approve executive compensation.


3.           Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for      fiscal 2014.

NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.